The goal came for Harry Kane. The England striker, who is playing with an ankle injury, appeared to score his first goal in Qatar 2022 in the 2-0 partial win over Senegal in the round of 16.
Center of the comments for not scoring in the first matches of the England team, Harry Kane is over the net. Since so far he had served with three assists for his teammates.
Even against Senegal he started the play that ended in Jordan Henderson’s goal. He was the one who gave the through ball for Bellingham to win the left wing and take out the center for the goal-scoring arrival of the midfielder. Harry Kane always has a leading role.
He had it with his two goal passes against Iran (6-2), a game in which he suffered a severe blow to the ankle that has not allowed him to be at his best level in the following games. Against the United States (0-0) he only shot twice and against Wales (3-0) he got another assist. But Harry Kane finally celebrated his goal against Senegal.
A quick counterattack between Saka and Phoden ended at the feet of Harry Kane, who alone in front of the goalkeeper defined with a cross shot to score his first goal in Qatar 2022.
In Russia 2018 he scored 6 goals and was the top scorer of the tournament. These goals helped England reach the semi-finals, which they lost to Croatia. They then lost to Belgium in the duel for third place.
He is the top assister in the World Cup with three goal passes. With two assists they are followed by Bruno Fernandes (Portugal), Mbappé (France), Theo Hernández (France), Tadic (Serbia), Alva (Spain), among others.
With today’s goal, Harry Kane becomes a historic for England in the World Cup. He has 7 goals, only three behind the top scorer Gary Lineker (10). However, Kane has been involved in 10 English goals, with his 7 goals scored and the 3 assists he has.
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